The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 26 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing TDD 10 6 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.10% 1.78% 7.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 2.26% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 27
Median daily rate £375 £325 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £385 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -26.47%
TDD
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
184 265 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 75.41% 78.40% 87.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 150 286
Median daily rate £388 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 10
Median hourly rate £38.75 £38.77 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% +14.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.83 £30.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £55.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Somerset region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +5 10 £375 - 6
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for TDD.

1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 12 (54.55%) BDD
4 11 (50.00%) Java
4 11 (50.00%) Scrum
5 9 (40.91%) Spring
5 9 (40.91%) CSS
5 9 (40.91%) HTML
6 8 (36.36%) C#
7 6 (27.27%) .NET
7 6 (27.27%) Web Services
7 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (22.73%) Kanban
8 5 (22.73%) Sitecore
8 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
8 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
8 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
8 5 (22.73%) Pair Programming
8 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 5 (22.73%) DevOps
9 4 (18.18%) MVC
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
10 3 (13.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (13.64%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (13.64%) Open Source
10 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
10 3 (13.64%) Umbraco
10 3 (13.64%) Selenium

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) CMS
1 3 (13.64%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (13.64%) Umbraco
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) GeoServer
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
1 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (9.09%) Biml
3 2 (9.09%) Power BI
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) GIS
4 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.55%) Neo4j
4 1 (4.55%) QGIS
4 1 (4.55%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Selenium
1 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
2 2 (9.09%) Gradle
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) Artifactory
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) GitLab
3 1 (4.55%) JBehave
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (4.55%) WATIR
3 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.55%) Electronics
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Sitecore Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Umbraco Developer
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Integration Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) CSS
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
1 9 (40.91%) Spring
2 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) Web Services
3 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
4 3 (13.64%) J2EE
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (9.09%) jQuery
5 2 (9.09%) JSON
5 2 (9.09%) JSON-LD
5 2 (9.09%) LINQ
5 2 (9.09%) OAuth2
5 2 (9.09%) RESTful
5 2 (9.09%) WCF
5 2 (9.09%) WPF
6 1 (4.55%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
1 2 (9.09%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) BDD
3 11 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (22.73%) DevOps
5 5 (22.73%) Kanban
5 5 (22.73%) Pair Programming
5 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
6 4 (18.18%) MVC
7 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.64%) Microservices
7 3 (13.64%) OO
7 3 (13.64%) Open Source
7 3 (13.64%) SOA
8 2 (9.09%) Concurrent Programming
8 2 (9.09%) MVVM
8 2 (9.09%) Open Source Development
8 2 (9.09%) SDLC
8 2 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 11 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) C
5 2 (9.09%) C++
5 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.55%) Groovy
6 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.55%) Mesos
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Sitecore
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) VMware